[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: asterisk-

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-03-21 21:34:18

Name        : asterisk
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://www.asterisk.org/
Summary     : The Open Source PBX
Description :
Asterisk is a complete PBX in software. It runs on Linux and provides
all of the features you would expect from a PBX and more. Asterisk
does voice over IP in three protocols, and can interoperate with
almost all standards-based telephony equipment using relatively
inexpensive hardware.

Update Information:

Update to plus another patch to fix some security issues.
AST-2008-002 details two buffer overflows that were discovered in  RTP codec
payload type handling.   *
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-002.pdf   * All users of SIP
in Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6 are affected.    AST-2008-003 details a vulnerability
which allows an attacker to  bypass SIP authentication and to make a call into
the context  specified in the general section of sip.conf.   *
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-003.pdf   * All users of SIP
in Asterisk 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, or 1.6 are affected.    AST-2008-005 details a
problem in the way manager IDs are caculated.   *


  [ 1 ] Bug #438127 - CVE-2008-1289 asterisk: Two buffer overflows in RTP Codec Payload Handling (AST-2008-002)
  [ 2 ] Bug #438129 - CVE-2008-1332 asterisk: Unauthenticated calls allowed from SIP channel driver (AST-2008-003)
  [ 3 ] Bug #438131 - CVE-2008-1390 asterisk: HTTP Manager ID is predictable (AST-2008-005)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update asterisk' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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